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Scope & Content: Inscription reads as follows: "The legion wood was created in 2005 with funds kindly provided / by OCRA Worldwide. The wood commemorated the anniversary / of the ending of the Second World War and is seen as a / testament to those who served the allied cause to secure / freedom for mankind. / The area comprises 60 tree varieties representing the 60 / years since the ending of the war and the 6 years of war. / Providing an area of peace and tranquility for both people and / wildlife, this wood compliments the migratorary bird woodland / project and adjacent trails. / This wood was officially opened on behalf of the Ramsey Branch / of the Royal British Legion on 12th November 2005 by / his excellency the Lt. Governor of the Isle of Man / Vice Admiral Sir Paul Haddacks, K.C.B. / We will remember them."

Second World War.

Wooden-framed brass plaque set in a large boulder.

Information provided by the Isle of Man Government Preservation of War Memorials Committee.
Image courtesy of Chris Blyth, Isle of Man Photographic Society.

Administration / Biographical History: Custodian: Ramsey Town Commissioners; Faculty Protection: No

Item name: The Legion Wood And Memorial Plaque, Poyll Dooey Nature Reserve, Ramsey

ID number: IOM_NIWM_RAM_00006


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